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Eddie Montgomery's wife sues for divorce

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 – Eddie Montgomery's wife, Tracy, is suing him for divorce, allegedly because she can't deal with his prostate cancer diagnosis.

According to The Boot, Montgomery posted the news on Twitter and Facebook early Wednesday, December 1. "U find out u got cancer then u found out ur wife can't handle that so she files for a divorce ... merry christmas," Mointgomery tweeted in a post since removed. "She says she's a Christian wow ... I think I need to get her a bracelet 'what would Jesus do' 'cause I hope he [is] still here with me."

Last month, Montgomery said he was fighting prostate cancer. The Boot said, "His publicist confirmed that Tracy filed for divorce because, according to Eddie, she couldn't cope with his illness."

In a Nov. 18 statement, Montgomery said,""I will be undergoing surgery to remove the cancerous tumor in December," Eddie said in a statement released Thursday.. "I will be back in January ready to rock for all the fans. Please keep my family and I in your prayers."

The couple have four children - two boys and two girls - and one granddaughter.

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